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Feb
2013

Gray “Read More” button for your blog in Photoshop

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Its a very basic and easy PhotoShop tutorial. But this is very useful for making simple cool “Read More” button for your blog. You can also use this tutorial to make other buttons like, forum rank icons, forum common buttons/icons etc.

Below is the final preview of the button.
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Step 1:
Create a new documents in photoshop (File >> New)
New document in photoshop
Fill the layer with #edebeb color.
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Step 2:
Select “Rounded Rectangle Tool” with radius 5px
rounded rectangle tool

Set color to #414141 and draw a button type shape.
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Step 3:
Apply following layer style to button shape.
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Now our button looks like this.
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Step 4:
Press and hold CTRL key and click on the button layer. This will load the button shape.
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Go to: Select >> Modify >> Contract.., and contract by 3px
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select “Elliptical Marquee tool”
elliptical marquee tool
and make a selection like below:
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Step 5:
Create a new layer (Layer >> New >> Layer), and fill the selection with white color. Set layer mode to “Soft Light” and opacity to 30%.
Button looks like this now.
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Step 6:
Create a new layer. Select “Text tool”, set color to #d6d6d6 and type “Read More”
Our read more button is ready.
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Download PSD file and PNG file with transparent background.

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Name: Ravi Shekhar
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